The competition schedule for the World Figure Skating Championships 2023 begins on March 22nd. Kaori Sakamoto and Shoma UNO, who are aiming for consecutive victories, Mai Mihara, Rinka Watanabe, Sota Yamamoto, Kazuki Tomono, Riku Miura / Ryuichi Kihara, Kana Muramoto / Daisuke Takahashi Let’s introduce the venue for the World Figure Skating 2023, where a total of 10 Japanese representatives will participate.
ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2023 Preview
The ISU (International Skating Union) will host the “World Figure Skating Championships 2023,” which will kick off on March 22. Kaori Sakamoto, who won the bronze medal in the women’s singles event at Beijing 2022, and Shoma UNO, Mai Mihara, Rinka Watanabe, Sota Yamamoto, Kazuki Tomono, and pair representatives in the men’s singles category are also from Japan. A total of 10 people have entered, including “Rikuryu,” Riku Miura/Ryuichi Kihara, “Kanadai,” the ice dance representative, Muramoto Kanaka/Daisuke Takahashi, and 5 men and 5 women.
By the way, do you know where the World Figure Skating Championships 2023, where Sakamoto and UNO are expected to win for the second time in a row, will be held? Here, let’s introduce the venue of the World Figure Skating 2023.
Where will the World Figure Skating Championships 2023 be held?
Tournament period: March 22nd (Wednesday) to March 26th (Sunday), 2023
Venue: Saitama City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
See more: ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2023 Live Stream, TV Channel
ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2023 Competition schedule:
*As of March 20, 2023
March 22 (water)
11:00 Pair SP
15:00 Opening ceremony
15:50 Women’s Single SP
March 23 (Thursday)
11:00 Pair FS
15:50 Men’s Single SP
March 24 (gold)
11:00 Ice Dance RD
17:20 Women’s single FS
Saturday, March 25th
12:30 Ice Dance FD
17:20 Men’s single FS
March 26 (Sun)
SP. Short Program
FS. Free Skating
RD. Rhythm Dance
FD. Free Dance
ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2023 List of Japan representatives
|men’s singles||Shoma Uno, Sota Yamamoto, Kazuki Tomono|
|women’s singles||Kaori Sakamoto, Mai Mihara, Rinka Watanabe|
|pair||Miura Rilai/Kihara Ryuichi|
|ice dance||Kana Muramoto/Daisuke Takahashi|
ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2023 TV broadcast: Fuji TV
March 22 (Wednesday) 18:30-20:54 Women’s short / pair short LIVE
March 23 (Thursday ) 18:30-21:54 Men’s Short Pair Free LIVE
March 24 (Fri) 18:30-21:52 Women’s Free Rhythm Dance LIVE
March 25 (Sat) 18:30-21:30 Men’s Free Free dance LIVE
World Figure Skating Championships 2023 Overview
The Saitama Super Arena, which can accommodate genre-less events such as entertainment and business exhibitions as well as sports, is equipped with the world’s largest movable system and has a capacity of up to 37,000 spectators. In addition, since it is adjacent to Saitama Shintoshin Station, it has a track record of hosting numerous international sports events as an urban arena with high accessibility from the Tokyo metropolitan area, welcoming not only athletes but also fans from all over the world. It’s here. Furthermore, in 2020, we have just celebrated the 20th anniversary of the opening, and many events are still scheduled for a new memorial year.
The World Figure Skating Championships were first held at Saitama Super Arena in 2014. Yuzuru Hanyu, who became the first Olympic gold medalist in men’s singles at the World Figure Skating 2014 held after Sochi 2014 in Saitama, and who won his second straight Olympic title at PyeongChang 2018, won his first world championship. In addition, Tatsuki Machida, who participated in the Sochi 2014 men’s singles team with Hanyu, finished second in the world figure skating team, standing on the podium in Saitama. In the women’s singles, Vancouver 2010 silver medalist Mao Asada has set a milestone by winning the world championship for the third time at the world figure skating event held for the first time in Saitama.
The 2023 ISU World Figure Skating Championships will be held from March 22nd (Wednesday) to March 26th (Sunday), 2023 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.#FigureSkating #WorldFigure
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In 2019, the World Figure Skating Championships were held for the second time at Saitama Super Arena, and Beijing 2022 men’s singles gold medalist Nathan Chen (United States) won the world championship for the 2nd time in a row.
And once again, a hot ice battle will unfold at this Saitama Super Arena. Beijing 2022 bronze medalists Kaori Sakamoto and Shoma UNO will be competing for consecutive victories at the World Figure Skating 2023 in Saitama, which will be held for the third time and will descend on the ice rink of the World Championships, which will be held in Japan for the first time in four years. In addition, Mai Mihara, Sota Yamamoto, Kazuki Tomono, and Rinka Watanabe, who are showing remarkable performances this season, ice dance representatives “Kanadai”, Kanaka Muramoto / Daisuke Takahashi, and the annual Grand Slam A total of 10 TEAM JAPAN members, including Rikuru Miura and Ryuichi Kihara, the pair representatives who are attracting attention for their achievements, will compete in the finale of this season, the World Figure Skating 2023, at Saitama Super Arena, where many Japanese fans are watching. Participate in.
Well, the world figure skating at Saitama Super Arena for the third time. Don’t worry about what kind of drama awaits you, or the time difference, let’s see the end.